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Afghan president appoints a second female governor

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New York Times, 29 June 2015

After the appointment of Sima Joyenda, Afghanistan’s third-ever  female provincial governor (after Habiba Sarobi in Bamian under Karzai and Ghani appointment Masuma Muradi for Daikundi), the debate starts: Can a woman run such a conservative province? Will the (male) commanders listen to her in security meetings? etc